Jakob Schubert is back. After a World Cup break, the 31-year-old is attacking again in Salt Lake City. There are two bouldering decisions on the program this weekend and next. In an interview, the Olympic bronze medalist reveals why he traveled to the USA with good memories, what goals he has for Salt Lake City, how he plans his "Road to Paris" and why the route to the 2024 Olympic Games is not only via Munich, but also the most difficult rock routes in the world.
Where the midlife crisis begins for others, he draws 8c. A conversation with the Valais boulderer Théo Chappex about his latest feat Ten Criminals, how he deals with long-term projects and his recipe for success, at almost forty he still climbs like a man in his mid-twenties.
The book author, museum curator and retired alpinist Reinhold Messner on wives, fathers and friends as mountain partners, the abuse of the word camaraderie - and envy as a companion.
The rumor mill was seething at the beginning of the year. Alexander Megos parted with numerous sponsors. Where is he going Why is he leaving his longstanding sponsors? Today it is clear where the journey was going: To Petzl. We talked to Alexander about his motivations and life as a professional climber.
A few days ago the Scotsman Will Bosi succeeded in repeating the Mutation route in the Peak District. This is the first repetition of the route since Steve McClure's first free ascent 23 years ago. Will Bosi upgrades the route in terms of difficulty. Once again the question arises: Do the history books have to be rewritten?
A few days ago, Yannick Glatthard from the Bernese Oberland managed to climb the legendary Greenspit crack route in the Valle dell'Orco. In an interview with LACRUX, Yannick reveals what the ascent means to him and whether crack climbing gloves change the style of the route.
In an exclusive conversation with Roger Schäli, we talk about the North6 project and his future plans.
In an interview with LACRUX, Matilda Söderlund reveals how she became aware of the Parzival route, how she prepared for the tour and what the greatest challenges were for her.
Jakob Schubert is one of the strongest climbers in the world. In an interview with Dominik Osswald and Remo Schläpfer, Jakob Schubert talks about his ambitions on rock and plastic as well as the challenges in the life of a professional climber.
In this video, Jacopo Larcher and James Pearson talk about the Route Tribe and the story behind their ascents.
As part of his video series, Adam Ondra exchanges ideas with the American Alex Honnold on numerous topics. How did the two first meet? How do the two deal with their celebrity status? The two of them get to the bottom of these and other questions.
The Austrian Karo Sinnhuber manages the low start ascent of the boulder The Nihilist in the Zillertal. In an interview with LACRUX, Karo explains why she is fascinated by the line.
In the following video, climbing greats Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell talk about Olympia, The Dawn Wall, the connection between sport climbing and multi-pitch climbing, and their personal plans for the future.
As part of the second episode of the BETA news program in cooperation with Actiontalk and Bächli Bergsport, we are devoting ourselves to the following topics and have spoken to Adam Ondra, Jakob Schubert, Nico Favresse and Klaus Isele: Who will climb 9c next? Eiger north face under siege. Criticism of Nico Favresse and Sébastien Berthe.
LACRUX spoke with Roger Schäli about the first free ascent of the Merci La Vie route on the Geneva Pillar and the creation of the route.